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. president obama and civil rights activists can demands are gathering at the lincoln memorial mark, the 1963 march on washington led by dr. martin luther king jr. early today, leap rhymes sang "amazing grace." ♪ amazing grace ♪ how sweet the sound jamie foxx and al sharpton also spoke this morning. >> abc7 news is joined by our reporter in washington, dc. >> good morning, that is oprah winfrey talking behind me and it is a tall order to try to speak as she is speaking but right now you can see that the people have all their eyes on oprah. it seems like this maybe was a little bit slow to get going but it is very humid here and this has been a lot of rain and people have to go through security checkpoints in order to come out here but, now, this is a crowd that is excited and eagerly awaiting remarks from president obama. it is impossible to miss the symbolism of the nation's first black president speaking on the 50th anniversary of dr. king's "i have a dream" speech. a lot people just happy to be here. there are so many people who were here 50 years ago who decided to come back and are p
a dream" speech. president obama spoke on that same spot. live at the lincoln memorial. good evening, steve. >> reporter: good evening. organizers say 100,000 people came here to washington today, most including president obama believe we have come a long way in our nation. it is still divided by race but nowhere near as badly as we were when dr. martin luther king jr. delivered his speech here in washington in 1963. 50 years later marching in washington again was ducky burris. less emotional this time. >> now i'm 77. >> reporter: is it because things are better now? >> things are better in some areas. >> reporter: half a century later on this day as the crowd gathered in the rain at the lincoln memorial only 54% of americans believe the dream has been achieved. only 21% of african-americans do. congressman john lewis is the sole surviving speaker from '63. >> 50 years later we can ride anywhere we want to ride, we can say what we want to say. those lines that say whites and colored are gone. >> reporter: all eyes were on america's first black president. barack obama did not descend
allegations. and a special election has been set to find a new mayor. >> president obama is still deciding if he will launch a military strike against syria. and some in congress want answers. that coming up. but first. yosemite. >> firefighters are making fire, which has been burning for nearly two- weeks in and around yosemite national park. and alameda county fire says the crews it deployed a week ago are on their way back home, after a strike team relieved them of their duties. here is what we know this morning. the rim fire has charred more than 192-thousand acres. which is more than 300 square miles. the wildfire is 30-percent contained. that is up from 23-percent yesterday. the san francisco public utilities commission says that the city's water supply reservoir remains *unaffected by the massive rim fire. kron 4's philippe djegal reports from tuolumne county with more. >> the new images paint a very smokey and firey picture. as you can see. the fire still emitting what looks like a volcanic eruption. fire crews continue to battle the flames on the shoulders of highways. while heli
at the stores that were robbed and how there may be a connection. >> president obama on the move. where he's headed this morning and the proposals he's pushing to make college more affordable. >> good morning. right now traffic is doing pretty well in many areas. we have trouble spots. san mateo bridge slow now getting out to the span. more about that coming up. >> we have plenty of low clouds in place and a cooler pattern. almost good-bye to the thunderstorms. the rim fire is really taking a turn for the worst. [ female announcer ] jump-start your day with mcdonald's dollar menu at breakfast. home of the irresistible sausage burrito. ♪ and freshly brewed premium roast coffee you love. plus other amazing tastes for just a dollar each. ♪ every day, as always, there's a lot to love for a little on mcdonald's dollar menu. ♪ >>> time now 7:13. we have breaking news. a shooting violence happening in san francisco. brian flores is on the situation right now. this just happened a short while ago. what happened out there in san francisco? >> reporter: we're still learning to piece that toget
obama cancelled his one on one visit with vladimir putin next month the latest in a series of setbacks between the two countries. the tanslation follow's russia's decision to grant asylum to edward snowden, accused of leaking national security agency secrets. mr. obama will still attend the g20 summit in russia. >>> next round of the america's cup where they stand in the semifinal races. >> a home ownership is, you know, the quintessential element of the american dream. >> how the housing market takes center stage in the president's southern california tour. >> and leaden overcast in the bay area giving way to a peak of sunshine out there. the numbers warmer than yesterday and we are beginning a warm trend. i'll explain what that is, it's been so long, after a break coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, online interview with the he buying website, zillow. "homeownership is the quintessential element of t >>> the president is continuing his tour of southern california and participating in an online interview with the home buying website sill low. ska home ownership is the quintessential america
an weekend i president obama proposes to tax reform in a plan he calls a grand bargain for the middle class. the president says he will agree to a plan that also if republicans work with him on spending. include spending for job growth, training and infrastructure. president obama is sending federal aid to rebuild west, fertilizer plant explosion. the obama administration initially denied the request. hundreds injured in the several homes and buildings were also damaged or destroyed. weather cam quick hit-scenic let's take a quick look outside this morning. let's check in with janu for your saturday forecast. scalpels either to look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted
's significant enough that we're taking every precaution. >> president obama speaks out about the terror threat that shut down embassies in the muslim world. >> criminal charges have been filed in the deadly attack on the u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi, libya. >> musty, dirt-like. >> a nasty taste coming from bay area taps. >> the santa clara valley water district says they are battling mother nature now. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> hi, everyone. good morning. it's wednesday, august 7. i'm frank mallicoat. >> good morning. i'm juliette goodrich. michelle is off this morning. it is 6:01. we are following several developing stories as you wake up. oakland police are searching for the suspects who shot and killed a 1-year-old boy and his father. police believe the shooter fired into the house on gormley avenue from the back. we are live at the scene gathering the latest information. >> family and friends of a mi
. the pressure on president obama as he takes the podium today. >>> good morning. right now traffic is getting busier all over the bay area including on highway 4 coming up to the willow pass grade. we will tell you where the traffic trouble spots are. >>> and in weather right now a layer of warm air compressing the marine layer. the net result dense fog that could effect your morning commute. we'll highlight the warmest day of the week and the changes you can expect for the holiday weekend. >>> these are live pictures of interfaith memorial service. if i'm not mistaken, this is dr. martin luther king's daughter. his youngest daughter. i'm going to check that. let's listen for just a second. >> as we go forward, we go forward in the spirit and in the strength and in the tradition of our four parents. understanding that without our faith, we will not be successful. and so we are called here today to remember, to reflect, and to commemorate the prophet, the pastor, the spiritual leader, the one who understood that if it were not for his faith, they would not have overcome. and he told them when
:40. edward snowden is living freely in russia even though the u.s. wants to get his hanson him. why the obama administration is so angry and what the white house may do about it. >>> possible bart strike ahead people are already thinking about how to get to work on monday. what about casual car pooling? i will tell you what you need to know about that option coming up. >>> traffic looks good on the golden gate. a little fog in the southern marin. [ man ] she yours? yeah. my first. congratulations. your applewood pulled pork with extra pickles sir. [ male announcer ] new subway applewood pulled pork. the sweet and smoky flavor you love. subway. eat fresh. [ camera shutter snaps ] >>> good morning. some low clouds around. a little bit more than what we saw yesterday. 60s coast. 70s around the bay. it will be warmer inland. it does look cooler over the weekend. >>> good morning, to you. here's a quick look at the top stories we are following for you right now at 6:44. a hayward man was taken to the hospital this morning saying his neighbors attacked him. blaming him for a fire at their apartment
in the crash. conductors caught misbehaving in argentina were all fired. >>> today president obama will meet with a bipartisan group of congress members to make a case in support of surveillance programs. he wants to make clear his view that the programs are necessary to keep the country safe. yesterday, the president's national security team acknowledged for the first time it can read and store phone records of millions of americans when investigating one suspected terrorist. but the white house insists such records are rarely searches and only suspected terrorists are targeted. the government can also keep close tabs on what you do online. kpix 5's sharon chin explains what the x key score program can do. >>> reporter: the u.s. government can vacuum up information on nearly everything you do on the internet as you're doing it. the secret program called x key score details in these classified nsa documents apparently leaked by edward snowden. >> they have multiple ways to get at all your information, phones that you mail, your web browsing. >> reporter: mark klein blew the whistle on the ns
a clinic in oakland. and then the senator threw a press conference to where she counted obama care, performing the rhetorical surgery on those that seek to appeal it. >> just this past friday, republicans in the house voted for the 40th time to dismantle the law. and in other pointless votes. >> reporter: when it comes to the obama care, a lot is riding on california. heavily invested in making sure that the new exchange will be covering california and showing them how it works. beginning on october 21, individuals and the small businesses can shop on the exchange for a policy. more than 2 million californians will qualify for a federal subsidy. >> families may be between $33,000 to $230,000. individuals making between $16,000 to $45,000. >> young healthy americans, will enough of them enroll in the exchange to keep the financial structure working? she thinks to think yes. >> i think that once the young people seat advantages, just as they do when they get auto insurance, they wouldn't think twice on getting behind the wheel without it. i think we're going to be okay. >> under obam
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budget cuts are taking a toll on head start programs in the bay area and across the country. the obama administration says more than 57,000 children will be cut from head start this fall due to the sequester. the program for preschoolchildren from low- income families saw its budget cut more than 5% after congress failed to reach a budget agreement with the white house. in contra costa county, that means layoffs and shortening the program by nine weeks. >> these are the needsiest families here in the community. many of our families are homeless. many of the children we serve are foster children. >> advocates for children say head start helps to prepare close to a million children for kindergarten along with offering a range of services, including day care, access to social workers and help for children with disabilities. >>> on ktvu.com we have a special back-to-school section set up. that's where you can look up school start dates, school photos of some of our staff members and tips on school savings and some of the back-to- school stories. >>> president obama paid tribute to the thou
developing stories as you wake up. the obama administration will make its case for a military strike against syria today. the white house is expected to release its intelligence report on the alleged chemical attack in syria. >> and the "rim" fire is now the fifth largest fire in california's history. crews have it 32% contained and it's growing at a much lower rate. >> crews are working around the clock to get the new bay bridge ready for traffic in just four days. caltrans says they are on schedule and are preparing new transition routes at both ends of the span and they are removing the old cantilever section of the bridge using new computer models to help do that safely. our team coverage continues with roberta gonzales on the road in mobile5 and anne makovec checking bart in oakland. but first, let's go to liz who is watching all the roads this morning. >> the san mateo bridge is our problem spot. it's because of a series of accidents. we have two fender-benders now, one involving up to 5 cars, westbound 92 at clawiter road before you reach the san mateo bridge toll plaza. on the span i
. >> reporter: president obama who arrived home sunday from camp david received regular briefings all weekend from his security team. u.s. embassies and consulates were shut down sunday primarily in muslim countries from africa to south asia. officials are fully aware it was 15 years ago this week al qaeda bombed two u.s. embassies in east africa. and just last september islamic extremists killed four americans in attacks on two u.s. facilities in benghazi. now, in addition to the chatter, there are other factors also suggesting an attack could be coming. a u.s. drone strike recently killed a deputy commander of al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. the group openly vowed revenge. just in the past week, the leader of al qaeda publicly called for new attacks on american. charlie, norah. >> bob thanks. national security analyst juan zarate is with us. he served for president george bush. good morning. we know it's both specific and vague. we know it sounds like the chatter before 9/11. what is the president getting? what kind of information and what kind of options does he h
after her award ceremony at 3:00 this afternoon. >> president obama's travel detail got a new addition this weekend. a marine corps m-v 22 osprey made its presidential debut saturday as president obama martha's vineyard vacation. the aircraft which can take off vertically like a helicopter, but fly like an airplane. it shuttled white house staff, media and secret service members from coast guard air station cape cod. the marines say the ospreys are twice as fast and can travel six times farther than other helicopters. >> the time is 7:27 a.m.. here is a live look from san jose. we will be right back. whatwh makesakour oumilymimilei backflipfls and anrtwhrtls.ls whatwh mlove, wa, rmth.thimilei here, retry thy . backflipfls and .mmmmmmok!oks whatwh mloveching!g!th.thimilei lotslo of dif erenert stesstoinmmmm!!.ss breakfaskft i'm vem ry imp issedss honey buy nches he oat o this is ia greagrcerece!! i hei ar you yruncrung.ng [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be great if all devices had backup power? the chevrolet volt does. it's ingeniously designed to seamlessly switch from electricity to g
.s. loses a key ally. >> a major setback for president obama. british lawmakers have voted against military intervention in syria. >> u.n. investigators are expected to leave saturday. >> without question congress should vote on this. >> the nfl has agreed to pay $765 million to settle a lawsuit over concussion-related injuries. >> most of it is compensation for retired players who suffered brain injuries. >> everyone knew there was going to come a day of reckoning. >> the justice department announced it will not stop colorado or washington state from implementing their laws to legalize marijuana. >> marijuana consumers can really sleep a little easier tonight. >> fast food workers in dozens of american cities walked off the job. >> hold the burgers, hold the fries, make our wages super sized. >> wild weather striking parts of southern california. >> torrential rains caused mudslides and power lines. >> two kittens shut down the new york city subway system for hours. they got away from their owner in brooklyn. >> you just kind of want the nypd to take th
:16. america's college students are about to get a break on loans. president obama is expected to sign a new bill calling for the student loan rate to drop to 3.9% for undergraduates. rates would then be tied to the financial markets rising as the economy improves. the bipartisan measure has limits on how high the rates can go. >>> starting this fall, online classes will be offered by all 23 campuses in the california state university system. san jose state university and several other csu schools already offer online courses. the online classes will be available to all csu students regardless of where they attend. this will make more options available as many campuses deal with high enrollments. >>> well, there's so much to see at the oakland zoo and summertime usually means big crowds there, too. >> but one group of kids is getting vip access. they are learning about the animals' habitat, feeding schedules, and even social skills. it's all part of the oakland zoocamp. >> female warthogs and young live in small groups. >>> reporter: this group is taking in all the sights -- >> i like the s
the existence of nsa surveillance programs. meantime, president obama is inviting a bipartisan group of lawmakers to the white house today to discuss their concerns about the national security agency's surveillance programs. the top democrats and republicans on the house and senate intelligence panels will attend. the meeting comes as lawmakers concerned about privacy are pushing to rein in the n-s-a's authority. obama's national security team is arguing to keep its surveillance powers intact while acknowledging some limitations appear inevitable. we will be right back. get on board for better sleep. it's sleep train's interest-free for 3 event! get 3 years interest-free financing on beautyrest black, stearns & foster serta icomfort even tempur-pedic. plus, get free delivery and sleep train's 100-day low price guarantee. you'll never find an interest rate lower than sleep train's interest-free for 3 event, on now! superior service best selection, lowest price guaranteed! ♪ sleep train ♪ ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ eat cake. good morning. welcome back to kron4
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's a little later. >> thank you, lisa. it's 6:31 right now. >>> new this morning president obama is calling on congress to turn the page on what he calls the bubble-and-bust mentality that led to the housing market's collapse. in his weekly address, mr. obama announced steps he plans to take to strengthen the housing market. the president said it's time to build on progress being made by creating a better bargain for responsible middle class homeowners. >> congress should give every american the chance to refinance at today's low rates. we should help more qualified families get a mortgage and buy their first home. we should get construction workers back on the job, rebuilding communities hit hardest by the crisis. and we should make sure that folks who don't want to buy a home have a decent, affordable place to rent. >>> president obama is proposing to phase out mortgage giants fannie mae and freddy mac so private capital can play a bigger role in mortgages. he said the country must preserve access to 30 year fixed-rate mortgages. >> if you are headed outdoors this weekend, san jose will h
in the evening with clouds rolling in the at bay to 76 inhand. >> the obama administration says syria has to be punished for using chemical weapons against its people and next the meetings today in thed with, that could set a timetable for military strike. >> a look at the work underway to get the new eastern span of the bay bridge ready for traffic. >> are you feeling nostalgic for the old bridge? an oakland bit has a way to keep it >> 5:14, and we take you to a potential choke points sir francis drake boulevard which connects 580 and 101 where abc7 news engineer is using cell 7 technology. dick? >> i am on this stretch of sir francis drake boulevard the connection define 580 westbound and 101 southbound that passes the ferry terminal and the shopping center. this has to be a choke point because it is a one-lane surface street that connects two freeways together that be in heavy use today. caltran has their automated sign board warnings in the richmond area warning people that the golden gate bridge is cash only so if you normally do not go that way, that is a good warning. >> okay, dick
, then there need to be international consequences. >> president obama says he has not yet decided whether or not to attack syria. this morning, u.n. chemical weapons experts were out collecting samples from that alleged chemical attack. >>> major nidal hasan will die for killing 13 people and wounding 32 others in the fort hood shooting in texas. a military jury sentenced the army psychiatrist responsible for the 2009 mass shooting. it was the worst mass murder at a military installation in the u.s. history. one of the victims who survived said the worst of his injuries is ptsd. >> my loved ones have to be cognizant how they approach me. i'm always looking for the threat because i was caught by surprise so that will never happen to me again. >> hasan didn't dispute the charges saying the attack was motivated by muslims insurgents in iraq and afghanistan. >>> 3, 2, 1! >> so what's more fun than launching marshmallows? not much. where kids are learning to make these gadgets take off in this week's "cool school." >> businesses adjusting their schedule during the bay bridge closure. the opti
have passed only 26 bills for president obama to sign into law. >> talk about a mad dash, members of congress leaving the capital, grabbing their bags and heading home for five week vacation. gone and time to pass big pieces for the country. >> you work until you get it all done. >> vacationing in the nation's capital. some can't believe it. >> average workingman is two weeks of vacation. >> look at the calendar. once they return, the house will have just nine working days before the end of the budget year. senate just a few more. >> my goodness. list of important things that can be done in the congress is as long as my arm. >> the senate met only for 96 working days. they were out of session for 53 disdays. house worked 102 days. worry, we are headed to another fiscal cliff. we tried to talk to several members but none wanted to stop to talk about the paid five weeks totaling nine million dollars in salary. >> the entire time? >> on the house side, democrats complain the republicans aren't getting anything done but they are still headed home. as for the speaker. >> it's after vac
and a look ahead features more summerlike conditions. >>> president obama is calling on congress to turn the page on what he calls the bubble investment mentality that led to the collapse of the housing market. he announced steps he plans to take to strengthen the housing market. president says it's time to build on progress being made by creating a better bargain for responsible middle-class homeowners. >> congress should give every american to refinance at today's low rates. we should help more qualified families get a mortgage and buy their first home. get construction workers back on the job, rebuilding communities hit hardest by the crisis. and we should make sure that folks that don't want to buy a home have a decent affordable place to rent. >> president obama is proposing to phase out mortgage giant fannie mae and freddie mac so private capital can play a larger role. they must preserve access for 30-year fixed rate mortgages. >>> if you want to hit the music this weekend, san jose has a summer fest. they brought the stages more closer together. music isn't just jazz, tunes from
clown mocked president obama. >> plenty of clouds around the bay area, lots of sunshine and warmer weather coming our way. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and it's back-to-work monday. very slow over at the bay bridge toll plaza. i'll have a complete look at your drive into work in just a few minutes. [ male announcer ] what is performance? 0 to 60? or 60 to 0? [ tires screech ] how a car performs in a quarter-mile? [ engine revs ] or a quarter-century? is performance about the joy of driving? or the importance... of surviving. to us, performance is not about doing one thing well. it is about doing everything well. because in the end... everything matters. the best or nothing. that is what drives us. [ hero mom ] oh, yeah. we're gettin' cereal. 'cause over 40 general mills cereals are 130 calories or less per serving. just look for the g. boom! that's how nutrition is done, people. [ laughs ] ♪ [ female announcer ] hey ladies. you love it. you've got to have it. cinnamon toast crunch, 'cause that cinnamon and sugar is so irresistible. everybody craves those crazy squares.® j
reconciliation. >> reporter: president obama condemned the government's decision to crackdown on protestors and he announced the u.s. would cancel biannual military exercises with egypt that date back to 1981. >> our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. >> reporter: one thing the u.s. will not do right now is cut off the $1.3 billion in aid to egypt, most of which goes to the military. jericka duncan, cbs news, new york. >> egypt's government criticized president obama's comments. more than 100 egyptian americans held a candlelight memorial in santa clara honoring hundreds killed during the violence in their homeland. they chose one of silicon valley's busiest intersections stevens creek and winchester boulevard. >> this isn't just about egyptians. not just about you know as an egyptian teen, people from my country or homeland die, it's a human being, a human life. that's why we're here. >> many of those in attendance wore white as the symbol of peace and harmony. >>> the firefight in the tahoe nati
obama says he has no diet syrian president bashar assad's regime is behind a chemical weapons attack. president obama vows american retaliation will send a strong signal to syria. the u.k. is expected to release some intelligence today including intercepted communication between government officials calling for the use of chemical weapons. use of chemical weapons violates international law. >> we're sending the signal that the international law needs to be respected and we in the humanity world will reap the wirl wind if we don't have -- whirlwind if we don't have a consequence this for you. >> reporter: dianne feinstein chairs the senate intelligence committee. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in san francisco there will be a demonstration against u.s. military action in syria. it is scheduled for 5:00 this evening at powell and market streets. the demonstration is being organized by a coalition of antiwar groups. >>> time now 6:16. the launch of the largest rocket ever to lift off from california's central coast was a big success. >> four, three, we have
. >>> reporter: the obama administration is expected to go public today with its rationale for a potential strike on syria. james clapper the director of national intelligence is working to declassify a document which reportedly says the syrian government launched a chemical weapons attack against its own people. >> the president is going to have to make his case to the congress and to the american people i think before he takes any action. >> reporter: the white house spelled out its case to representative buck mckeon and other congressional leaders on a conference call last night but there are many who still aren't convinced. >> members of congress were not happy with what they heard. they weren't happy with the amount of answers they got from the obama administration on what the specifics of some sort of intervention in syria could look like. >> reporter: a lack of specifics killed a bill before the british parliament authorizing military force against damascus. >> evidence should precede decision, not decision precede evidence. >> hear, hear! >> reporter: white house officials say they will m
president obama, over the weekend, the president vetoed a ruling to prevent the import and sale of older version iphones and ipads because of a copyright infringement. it is day four of a blackout at cbs and cable including show time for millions in new york, los angeles and dallas. knockses have stalled in a dispute with cable, over retransmission fees with the black out starting friday with no end in sight. >> the buddy comedy, with denzel and wahlberg is in first place. wolverine, the x man franchise was in second place. that is america's money. have a >> covering benicia, san ramon, san mateo, and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good monday morning. this is the oakland maze. traffic is light and doing fine. bart strike has been averted for now. after the governor post laughs minute intervention. for now, bart trains are normal but today more people may hit the roads and drive not knowing what was going to happen. right now you can see it looks fine but leyla gulen will keep a chose cry on the bay area roadways and let you know if there is extra volume. >> the san mateo county she
about his organization youth for single room occupancy which will be honored by president obama in september. >> the while youths have spent so much time to educate people living in single room occupancies. >> we want to give our thanks to everyone who attended the meeting. if you would like to team up to host our next meeting go do our community page at abc7news.com/ community. we look forward to sharing the stories in the future on abc7 news. >> we look forward to sharing the weather forecast with mike nicco, at least. >> looking into the future maybe not so much drizzle as this morning with .02" of rain. but with the dry weather comes warmer weather in the seven-day outlook. >> three lucky people are multimillionaires today. where the winning powerball tickets were sold and the small are winners, still not too bad, in the bay area. our big news for a bay area little league team and what is next for them in the quest for a spot in the little >> coring daly city, dublin, los gatos, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> california is out of the luck when it comes to the ma
firearms. >>> time now 5:16. republicans will try for the 40th time to repeal obama care. today the house will hold its 40th vote on repealing the affordable care act. but likely the other votes this one too looks like it's only symbolic. that is because the democrat controlled senate will kill the measure which specifically stops the irs from collecting fines from individuals without health care. >>> a controversial phrase is being removed from the dr. martin luther king junior memorial. the memorial originally paraphrased a part of dr. king's speech to say quote i was a drum major for justice, peace, and righteousness. however maya ang lieu say shortening that quote changed the entire context. it made dr. king sound arrogant. they hope to have the memorial ready for the 50th anniversary of dr. king's i have a dream speech at the end of august. >>> right now it's 5:17. we want to check in with sal and see how the friday morning commute is going. >> it's going okay. we heard some debris on the westbound 92 the san mateo bridge just now. westbound near the high-rise. a big rig lost a tire.
espionage charges for releasing information about surveillance programs. president obama is said to be reconsidering his upcoming summit with russian president vladimir putin planned for this fall in moscow. >>> you have heard of old faithful. you could call this old unreliable. the world's largest geyser putting on a historic show. >> a new tool to help people with food allergies. the smartphone app that detects suspicious ingredients on the spot. >> and they promise not to mess up the order or get your name wrong. the coffee shop that's substituting robots now for baristas. >> and we have to talk about the weekend weather now. lots of sunshine coming our way today. but changes for the weekend coming up. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and they finally cleared that accident on the upper deck. so lanes are open. unfortunately we have a big wait behind the pay gates. your latest drive times coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ♪ all right, let's go ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate ♪ we, we chocolate cross over ♪ yeah, we chocolate cross over ♪ [ male an
if and when they determine the validity of that threat. on to other news this morning president obama is getting a lot of criticism for his decision to leave the white house for a family vacation when so many issues are still unresolved in washington. it's conservatives who are leading that charge. >>: the budget and a sequester all top priority issues president obama tries to leave behind briefly on saturday as he heads to martha's vineyard for a nine day break from washington. >>: the president very much with for to be needed to spend two days with his family. >>: but as president the white house quickly remind us that those issues are never too far away. >>: wherever he is, he is president of the united states and he will be dedicating the portion of his day for being briefed and working on all the issues that are on the table in front of him for it that the converse is also out of town living behind its own list of unfinished business. the farm bill which covers everything from farming to food stamps. immigration reform which passed the senate is facing hurdles in the house. and m
's a blessing." >> reporter: president obama and former presidents jimmy carter and bill clinton will speak at another rally on wednesday to mark the exact anniversary. i'm april williams kron 4 news. the yosemite fire exploded in size over this week. and now the governor has declared a state of emergency. we'll speak to kelly huston from the governor's office about coming up next. >> we have a weather system offshore. the chance for showers, coming up. . >> governor jerry brown has declared a state of emergency. with the proximity to critical water and power supply. we have kelly houston on the phone with us. kelly, have you heard how close the fire is? should we be worried. >> caller: good evening. i am on the rooftop just and the view of the fire. it is about 196 square miles. the problem that we have is that it is in such a remote area that it is difficult to monitor. however, the power generation plants associated with the hedge hedgey is nothing that is impacting the water system. >> can you give us an idea of how close is it the actual blaze to the water source? >> caller: basically
military action against syria. president barack obama is willing to act on his own. senior administration officials briefed more than 25 u.s. lawmakers in a conference call last night. they told members of congress they have intercepted communications from the syrian government ordering a chemical weapons attack. 1300 people were killed last week including women and children. the united nations inspectors are still in syria. what they are doing and how it would impact the military strike. i'm working on that story for you at 7:15. >>> budget cuts in the nation's capitol has some scientists trying to decide if they want to move out of the country. a new study shows the majority of scientists are getting less federal help for their research than they were three years ago. nearly 20% of scientists are considering moving overseas to continue their research. >>> another new study shows testing by the navy could be putting marine animal lives at risk. they looked at training plans for waters off the east coast, southern california, and hawaii over the next five years. the navy may kill hundreds
. this led to a travel alert for americans. president obama has been getting frequent briefings on the terror attacks from al quite daly city. and s u interest are credible. >> this is serious. and it demonstrates that al kite at that is not on it back. and has real capablebilities. >> the state department has issued. a global travel alert and telling americans to be vigilant especially around targets like public transportation. and much british sites. >> it is crossing because of terror attacks there. you can see the barricades around the embassy. and heavily armed soldiers are making security checks. >> france and germany are choosing to crow their especially busies in yell men. yemen. >>> the president dent turns 52 yesterday. and michelle obama traveled to camp david separately. he will return toes white house this afternoon. tomorrow, he heads to california to discuss plans to help home oners and he will appear on the jay leno show. and visit with troops at camp pendleton. >> we will have a date with how it is shaping up. >> i was a little chilly. not complaints. someone said you will be
by simulating combat and battle planning. >>> annual president obama is spending his birthday weekend celebrating with family and friend in camp david. but before he took off, he was briefed on the terrorist threat that caused 21 u. s. embassies to close down today. white house officials say he will continue to be updated throughout the weekend. by the way, the president turns 52. >>> the message of tens of thousands of bart riders to the contract talks, make a deal today. >>> our kpix5, who is making a better case you work the unions or bart managers. plus a conversation with the director the metropolitan transportation commission next. >>> and gloom me on the outside but -- the message behind the so-called depression cake. >>> and we've got typical week ahead for the bay area. actually cooler than usual. the forecast for your sunday before you head out is coming upright after a break. stay tuned. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,, male narrator: male narrator: mattress discounters' $197 mattress sale is ending sunday. dog: mattress discounters' $197 mattress sale? male narrator: that means sunday is y
& company says strong sales in china helped drive its income up 16% in the 2nd quarter. >>> the obama administration is warning congress about a coming cash crunch. treasury secretary jack lew has sent a letter to house speaker john boehner warning him that the country will soon run out of money. lew says the nation will reach the debt ceiling by mid-october unless congress acts to raise the amount of money that the government can borrow to pay its bills. >>> it's back to school and perfect time to talk about money with your kids. most schools don't include personal finance in the curriculum. here to help us is cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger. welcome back. it's been a few weeks. >> reporter: yes, sir. great to be with you. >> good to have you back. how early should you start talking money with your kids? >> reporter: i know you can't believe it but between the ages of 3 and 5 you should start to identify coins and their value. you want to discuss something that's free like playing with a friend and money like an ice cream. you should introduce the concept of work and delay
on the ground from one of the first reporters on scene. >> and president obama tries to round up support for a military attack on syria. what a u.s. intervention would mean for us here at home. ,,,,,,,,,,,,you don't need to ct ,,,,,,,,,,,,you don't need to ct 'til labor day to reward yourself! get the queen size sealy gel memory foam mattress for just $497! not to labor the point... but this sale ends monday. ♪ mattress discounters! we are seeing a lot of white sm are >>> back to our breaking news out of fairfield. a grass fire that engulfed a neighborhood. the white smoke is a sign the crews are getting water on the fire and it may be losing steam. fire crews aggressively attacking the fire from above with hoses. right now, you can see more smoke than flames. the fire broke out around 3:30 this afternoon on marigold drive around i-80. steve large from our sister station kovr one of the first on the scene joins us live. >> reporter: what an incredible scene. you can see still see engines lined up on marigold drive as far as the i can see. this is a ladder truck putting water down on d
if chemical weapons were used. the u.n. does not determine who used them. but president obama says there is no doubt syrian president bashar al-assad's regime is behind last week's attack that kills hundreds of people, including women and children. the u.s. has increased military presence in the mediterranean sea off the coast of syria. two submarines just joined four navy destroyers already in place to launch a missile attack. syria appears to be moving some of its military weapons to different locations to avoid getting hit by potential air strikes. assad said last hour his country will defend itself against any attack. the u.s. and the u.k. could both release intelligence today pointing the finger at the assad regime. i'm working on that story for you for 6:15. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in london hundreds of protesters staged a demonstration outside the prime minister's residence against british military intervention in syria. prime minister david cameron has recalled parliament today to discuss possible military action. many people in britain a
to protests, don't go out on fridays. >> reporter: white house officials tell cbs news president obama is getting regular briefings and has advised his team to take all steps to keep americans safe. >> the state department is advising americans traveling overseas to register with the u.s. consulates and embassies in the countries they're visiting so they can be located in case of an incident. >>> we'll have more on the terror threat on face the nation this morning. plus, formerville candidate paul ryan joins bob schieffer today. we'll learn about his role on face the nation, right here on kpix 5. >>> today, the highest security agency in egypt said the search for a peaceful end in cairo is not open-ended. right now, supporters of morsi are demanding his reenstatement as president. a top u.s. diplomat, william byrnes, is in cairo, trying to bring about some sort of resolution. israeli and palestinian negotiators are making progress on peace talks launched in washington this week. israel says it will release 26 palestinian prisoners next week and possibly more, depending on the negotiat
. >> an ohio hospital is appealing for guardianship of 18 year-old obamas gira 10 y. otherwise, the hospital says the group will die. 10 year- old sarah hershberger and her parents have decided to stop her chemotherapy. she was diagnosed leukemia and t-cell lymphoma deal back in april. her parents initially consented to chemo, but after just six weeks that ordered the doctors to stop. her doctors say that the hospitals at the committee pleaded with them to resume the treatment. >> her family is advocating for what they think is her best interests. however, it is our obligation to do what ethically and legally right by the child. >> according to court records her parents " believed the chemotherapy was killing her. " the court also receive a note from sarah stating " please allow my parents take care of me. i feel like running and playing and working again. " on july 31st, an ohio judge denied the hospital's application for guardianship. the hospital is now appealing that decision. >> to uc-davis neurologist who infected brain cancer patients with bowel and bacteria in an unsuccessful effort
evidence chemical weapons were used against the syrian people. president obama has not made a final decision. the "new york times" reports a strike could occur as the united nations inspectors leave the country. >>> there is new talk of adding 200 more police officers in san jose. mayor chuck reed and city council member sam liccardo are backing that idea. the four-year plan includes filling current vacancies and adding 400 cops. it would be a shot in the arm for a department that lost officers in a long running pension dispute. >>> fire victims in fairfield want to know who should have trimmed the dry brush behind their homes? this grass fire that started along the freeway tuesday jumped into their neighborhood destroying 5 homes and damaging 10 more. homeowners met on marigold drive today demanding answers from the city but city leaders told them even they are not sure who is responsible for maintaining that land, the city or the state. the city says it's looking into it. >>> a fast-food walkout in dozens of cities around the country. why bay area workers are risking their jobs to
-qaeda. at the white house, president obama discussed counterterrorism with the president of yemen, a country home to a top al-qaeda affiliate. >> the threats are not only trans national in nature but, also, cause severe hardship for the people of yemen. sunday. >> the state department has not ruled out keeping the embassies closed for additional days. there is also concern that other american targets could be connected to this threat. >> it is 5:15. whole foods is opening new stores in dublin/pleasanton and correct as part of an expansion located at dublin boulevard in a new shopping center to be the on vacant land. it will be the first whole food stores in dublin. walnut creek will get the second whole food store near oakland grove road taking over a space occupied by safe way that will move to a larger site across the street. there will be 175 jobs at the two new stores expected to be completed in the next year. >> this is important at this time of the morning: which coffee change does the biggest blast of caffeine? >> bank of america facing more mortgage-related lawsuits. jane king has the blo
population. abc7 news. >> knew this morning, president obama is calling on congress to act on his plan that he says is a better bargain for the middle class. in his weekly address the president says the country has fought its way back from recession and started to lay a foundation for stronger economic growth. but he says more work needs to be done. he says middle class families need help getting good jobs, owning homes, getting affordable healthcare and securing retirement. >> there are no gimmicks when it comes to creating jobs. there are no tricks to growing the economy. reversing the long erosion of middle class security in this country won't be easy, but if we work together and take a few bold steps, and if washington is willing to set aside politics and focus on what really matters, we can grow our economy and give the middle class a better bargain. >> senator susan collins of maine delivered the gop address. she says obamacare discourages small businesses from creating jobs and hiring new employees. >>> bay bridge are putting new pieces of the span under the microscope after doz
over 3 points. >>> president obama travels to phoenix where he'll propose overhauling the finance system. will propose shutting down fannie may and freddy mac. the president wants to replace private market and repackages them as security. >>> and the news in washington this morning is the newspaper. the washington post has been sold to amazon.com founder jeff bezos. paid $250 million for the post and other company newspapers. the post has been owned by a grant family since 1933. but like other newspapers, it has been losing readers and advisers to the internet. he is buying the post as an individual and amazon will not be involved. certainly some big changes there for the washington post. >> yes, absolutely. and big changes for jet blue. we hear it's going first class. >> yes, someone's getting fancy. known for all coach services, actually, adding 16 live flat first class seat. first time jet blue will have two types of service. the new larger seats will be located in the front of the plane and convert into a single bed. some seats will be walled off in a sliding door in what jet
health care costs rise 11 percent and blame provisions of president obama's afford am health care plan including requirement that dependent children be covered until they are 26. >> wells fargo is cutting 2,300 mortgage-related jobs as demand if refinancing slumps. the kits include 500 people in california, 30 from walnut creek according to the san francisco business times adjusting the staffing and believes the mortgage market could take a nose dive. higher interest rates make refinancing less attractive to homeowners. >> whole foods wants to shed its expensive image and a group calling for starbucks boycott. >> advocates declared starbuck appreciation day to support the coffee chain stand on open carry gun laws. the group urged owners to drive business. some are calling for americans to skip starbuck on saturday on august 24, donate the money you would spent on the coffee to its mission which is advocating for advantager gun laws. >> on wall street, investors get the later numbers on jobless claims. the federal reserve is in support of stimulus cuts if the economy improves. >> whole
voted against intervening in a stunning move. the white house says president obama has not yet made a decision but is prepared to act alone. intelligence report will be released publicly today that reportedly proves that syrian president bashar al-assad's regime is responsible for a chemical attack that killed hundreds of men, women, and children. >> happening today a bill aimed at making limousines safer place as critical vote before a state asimply committee. the bill follows the death of five women on the san mateo bridge in may when the limousine burst into flames. state senator hill sponsored the bill this calls for all let scenes to carry two fire sting -- extinguishers and to meet federal and state safety standards. >> san diego mayor filner is expected to finally leave office if disgrace. he is a ten term congressman who leaves office less than nine months into the four year term as mayor and steps down a week after a defiant speech which he told the city council he was the innocent victim of a lynch mob. the city council president will serve as mayor until a november 19 spe
on him? >> look at that cage. can you reach that raccoon in their? >> a child now obama beforbarnux predator would have semi truck now. >>him in my truck right now. >> good morning. we are focusing on monday forecast. you can expect areas of drizzle as we start out the morning. sun will come off by the time we start lunch time. upper 60s will be for the bay shore. i will talk about the forecast coming up. >> here's a candidate we can all get behind. his priorities include cartoons, animal crackers and more frequent nap times. and at four years old, this precocious politician is already celebrating his *second term in office! rachel slavik takes us to campaign headquarters for america's *cutest mayor. >> i am campaigning right now. >> are you put it on sunscreen? >> yes. >> he is leaving nothing to chance. he was at the end wall stump. >> you can have it, you can keep it. >> his political platform is pretty amazing. >> as long as he has this chocolate ice cream i think he is okay. >> we decided an hour ago that he was running for mare. >> still, it is not a guaranteed victory. the
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